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Orbost Uniting Early Learning

Orbost Uniting Early Learning

101 Forest Road, Orbost VIC

Childcare Long day care

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Early Learning Centre

Early learning in Orbost.

Located on Forest Road, our service offers childcare for families in Orbost and surrounds.

You can rely on us for long day care to support your busy schedule, while we provide fun and creative early learning experiences for your child.

We offer playbased activities tailored to your child’s interests and needs in an environment that will build their sense of belonging, resilience, kindness and teamwork.

Our educators are experienced in supporting children who live with a range of physical and intellectual disabilities and complex medical needs.

Program hours and fees
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Our centre

We have a large outdoor area with a variety of play spaces. Our early learning service features:

Our centre

We have a large outdoor area with a variety of play spaces. Our early learning service features:

The parents say
“Thank you for bringing such joy into our family during what has been a challenging period.”

- Early learning parent.

Learning experiences

Our activities and excursions will support your child to learn about the world around them and have fun along the way. We enjoy visits from the local safe pet handling program and college band to play for us. 

Caring for the environment

We take excursions that encourage children to care for the environment and develop sustainable living habits.

Your child will help:

Family and community connections

We offer opportunities for your child to engage with our local community by working in partnership with our local school, playgroup, healthcare and emergency service professionals. We welcome families to participate in our activities when they can. Whenever possible, we run activities that build connections between the children and our community.

We invite you to participate in:​

Language

We can have all forms of communication translated for families who speak languages other than English.

Program hours and fees
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Service Lead

Cheryl

Hi, I’m Cheryl and I’m the Service Lead at Orbost Uniting Early Learning. I’ve been an educator at the service for 5 years and worked in early learning for over 12 years. I have a Diploma in Early Learning.

I get great joy out of discovering how children learn and helping them to extend on their interests and knowledge. At Orbost Uniting Early Learning, our team provides a safe and secure family and community environment that provides a childled nurturing program.

Health and wellbeing

Mental health

Our educators are trained in various programs to support the mental health of your child and are skilled in working with children who have experienced challenges and trauma. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance.

Nutrition

Your child will learn about nutrition and how to take care of their body. We teach food safety,
healthy eating and the importance of exercise through fun and practical activities. We cater for all dietary requirements. Our vegetable garden supports our heathy eating activities and we use our own produce in our cooking program. We have fresh eggs from our chickens and these are used for cooking or taken home by the children.

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

Policies and downloads

News

Starting kindergarten is an exciting time that can bring about lots of changes for your child. At kinder, your little one will begin to make decisions for themselves and act with increasing independence.
When Louise introduced the Food for Families program to her students at Buninyong Uniting Kindergarten, she never knew how widely popular it would …
The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.

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